Katarzyna Piela, Ph.D.

A-3, 309
katarzyna.piela@pwr.wroc.pl

Research profile

Fields of interest

  • Optically nonlinear organic molecular crystals: intermolecular interactions, molecular dynamic, vibrational anharmonicity, structural disorder, thermal anisotropy
  • IR, Raman, UV-Vis spectroscopy
  • Polymorphism and phase transitions in organic crystals

  • Intellectual and industrial property law

Publications

  1. M. Gordel, K. Piela, R. Kołkowski, T. Kozlecki, M. Buckle, M. Samoć, End-to-end self-assembly of gold nanorods in isopropanol solution: Experimental and theoretical Studies, J. Nanoparticle Research 17 (12), 477 (2015) DOI
  2. M. Deiana, B. Mettra, K. Matczyszyn, K. Piela, D. Pitrat, J. Olesiak-Bańska, C. Monnereau, C. Andraud, M. Samoć, Interactions of a biocompatible water-soluble anthracenyl polymer derivative with double-stranded DNA, PhysChemChemPhys 17 (45), 30318-27 (2015) DOI
  3. M. M. Szostak, K. Piela, K. Holderna-Natkaniec, I. Natkaniec, E. Bidzińska, Optical nonlinearity and electric conductivity origin study on sucrose crystal by using IR, Raman, INS, NMR and EPR spectroscopies, Carbohydr. Res. 395 29-37 (2014) DOI
  4. M. M. Szostak, H. Chojnacki, K. Piela, E. Bidzińska, K. Dyrek, Oscillatory polarons generation by near IR and spin induced chirality studies in optically nonlinear 1,3-dinitrobenzene crystal, Optical Materials 35 1004-1012 (2013) DOI
  5. K. Piela, K. Hołderna-Natkaniec, M. Baranowski, T. Misiaszek, J. Baran, M. M. Szostak, Molecular motions contributions to optical nonlinearity of N-benzyl-2-methyl-4-nitroaniline studied by temperature-dependent FT-IR, 1H NMR spectroscopy and DFT calculations, J. Mol. Struct. 1033 91-97 (2013) DOI
  6. K. Piela, B. Kozankiewicz, J. Lipiński, M. M. Szostak, Low temperature emission spectra of optically nonlinear N-benzyl-2-methyl-4-nitroaniline crystal, Chemical Physics 404 28-32 (2012) DOI
  7. K. Piela, M. M. Szostak, Electrical Anharmonicity and Vibronic Couplings Contributions to Optical Nonlinearity of N-Benzyl-2-methyl-4-nitroaniline Crystal Studied by FT-IR, Polarized FT-NIR, Resonance Raman and UV−Vis Spectroscopy, J. Phys. Chem. A 116 1730-1745 (2012) DOI
  8. M. M. Szostak, H. Chojnacki, K. Piela, U. Okwieka-Lupa, E. Bidzińska, K. Dyrek, Helical Superstructure and Charged Polarons Contributions to Optical Nonlinearity of 2-Methyl-4-nitroaniline Crystals Studied by Resonance Raman, Electron Paramagnetic Resonance, Circular Dichroism Spectroscopies, and Quantum Chemical Calculations, J. Phys. Chem. A 115 7448-7455 (2011) DOI
  9. K. Piela, I. Turowska-Tyrk, M. Drozd, M. M. Szostak, Polymorphism and cold crystallization in optically nonlinear N-benzyl-2-methyl-4-nitroaniline crystal studied by X-ray diffraction, calorimetry and Raman spectroscopy, J. Mol. Struct. 991 42-49 (2011) DOI
  10. M. Trzebiatowska-Gusowska, K. Piela, T. Misiaszek, M. M. Szostak, J. Baran, The revision of intermolecular interactions in 1,3-dinitrobenzene crystal – the role of nitro groups in optical nonlinearity, J. Raman Spectrosc. 41 1338-1347 (2010) DOI

Conference presentations

  1. K. Piela, M. M. Szostak, "Wpływ sprzężeń wibronowych na nieliniowe właściwości optyczne w krysztale N-benzylo-2-metylo-4-nitroaniliny", XVIII Ogólnopolska Konferencja Kryształy Molekularne 10-14.09.2012r., Gdańsk-Sobieszewo, Materiały konferencyjne 2012, 92 (poster).  
  2. K. Piela, M. M. Szostak, "Vibronic couplings in optically nonlinear N-benzyl-2-methyl-4-nitroaniline crystal studied by resonance Raman and UV-Vis spectroscopy", 31st European Congress on Molecular Spectroscopy, 26-31 August 2012, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, Book of Abstracts, 2012, 223 (poster).
  3. K. Piela, M. M. Szostak, “Hydrogen bonds and vibrational anharmonicity in N-benzyl-2-methyl-4-nitroaniline crystal studied by FT-IR and FT-NIR spectroscopy”, XIth International Conference on Molecular Spectroscopy, 17-21 September 2011, Wrocław-Kudowa Zdrój, Polska, Book of Abstracts, 2011, 59 (oral presentation).
  4. K. Piela, B. Kozankiewicz, J. Lipiński, M. M. Szostak, "Low temperature emission spectra of optically nonlinear N-benzyl-2-methyl-4-nitroaniline crystal", 12th International Conference Electronic and Related Properties of Organic Systems, 11-13 July, Vilnius, Lithuania, Center for Physical Sciences and Technology, 2011, 65 (poster).
  5. K. Piela, I. Turowska-Tyrk, M. Drozd, M. M. Szostak, "Kalorymetryczne i spektroskopowe badania sytuacji fazowej w optycznie nieliniowym krysztale N-benzylo-2-metylo-4-nitroaniliny", XVII Ogólnopolska Konferencja Kryształy Molekularne, 13-17.09.2010r., Wrocław-Polanica Zdrój, Polska, Oficyna Wydawnicza Politechniki Wrocławskiej, Wrocław, 2010, 59 (oral presentation).
  6. K. Piela, I. Turowska-Tyrk, M. Drozd, M. M. Szostak, "Raman spectra and polymorphism in N-benzyl-2-methyl-4-nitroaniline", XXII International Conference on Raman Spectroscopy, 8-13 August 2010, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, AIP Conference Proceedings 1267, 1 (2010) 1123-1124 (poster).
  7. K. Piela, K. Hołderna-Natkaniec, M. M. Szostak, „Molecular motions in optically nonlinear N-benzyl-2-methyl-4-nitroaniline crystal studied by proton nuclear magnetic resonance”, First Polish-French Workshop on Organic Electronics and Nanophotonics, 31-4 February 2010, Wrocław-Świeradów Zdrój, Poland, Oficyna Wydawnicza Politechniki Wrocławskiej, Wrocław, 2010, 50 (poster).
  8. K. Piela, M. M. Szostak, “Spectroscopic and structural characteristics of N-benzyl-2-methyl-4-nitroaniline (BNA) crystal”, Xth International Conference on Molecular Spectroscopy, 6-10 September 2009, Kraków-Białka Tatrzańska, Poland, Wydawnictwo naukowe "Akapit", Kraków, 2009, 98 (poster).
  9. K. Piela, M. M. Szostak, “Optical spectroscopic and quantum chemical studies of interactions in 1,3-dinitrobenzene crystal”, Central European School on Physical Organic Chemistry, 8-12 June 2008, Karpacz, Poland, Book of Abstracts, 2008, 85 (poster).

Trainings

  1. Automated structure determination by Smart X2S and D2 Phaser diffractometers, Department of Chemistry, Wrocław University, 6 April 2011, Wrocław, Poland
  2. Modern techniques in Raman spectroscopy: mapping and surface enhanced (SERS), Department of Chemistry, Jagiellonian University, 29 June 2009, Cracow, Poland

Tematy prac dyplomowych i badawczych (Research topics for students)

Konsultacje w semestrze letnim 2012/2013

WT, 14:00 - 16:00

ŚR, 12:00 - 14:00